General Escobedo

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General Escobedo Escobedo
Trabajo y Arraigo MEXICO MEXICO
Coordinates: 25°47′36″N 100°9′30″W / 25.79333°N 100.15833°W / 25.79333; -100.15833
StateNuevo León
Foondit25 Aprile 1604
 • MayorMrs. Clara luz Flores ( PRI)
 • City207.057 km2 (79.945 sq mi)
510 m (1,670 ft)
 • City299,364
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Staundart Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylicht Time)

General Escobedo, or simply Escobedo, is a ceety an municipality in Nuevo León, Mexico that is pairt o the Monterrey metropolitan aurie. As o the census of 2005, the population wis 295,131 in the ceety an 299,364 in the municipality.[1] The municipality haes an aurie o aroond 205 km² an shares borders tae the sooth wi San Nicolás de los Garza, Monterrey an Santa Catarina; tae the north wi Hidalgo an El Carmen; tae the east wi Apodaca an Salinas Victoria; an tae the wast wi García. Escobedo is the hame o the o the Mexican Airmy's 7t Militar Zone Airmy Base.

Oreegin o the name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety wis namit efter the General Mariano Escobedo.[2]

Escobedo wis kent as "Topo de los Ayala" an wis unner Monterrey's juridiction in 1830, it wis till 1867 that it wis separatit frae the San Nicolas de los Garza municipality unner gobernor Jerónimo Treviño an wis thus decretit on 24 Februar 1868 becomin the "Villa de Gral. Escobedo".

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Escobedo is ane o the fastest-growin ceeties in Nuevo León. It haes been settled for ower 400 year. The land wis oreeginally kent as "Los Llanos del Topo" (Hills o the Topo). The first awner o these lands wis Caiptain José de Treviño, who wis grantit the territory on 25 Aprile 1604 bi Gov. Diego de Montemayor. Although Treviño wis the oreeginal awner, the ceety itsel wis established bi his son José de Ayala wi the "Hacienda del Topo de San Nicolas Tolentino" bi the time kent as "Topo de los Ayala" or "Topo Grande", no tae be ramfeeselt wi "Topo de los Gonzalez" or "Topo Chico".

View o Municipal Palace

In recent years Escobedo haes unnergane major growth, wi mony urban projects like shoppin maws an the expansion o the "Escobedo Industrial Pairk. The toun is the location o Blue Diamond Truck a joint venture atween Navistar an Ford Motor Company[3][4]

The population in year 2005 in General Escobedo wis 295,131 fowk, 148,835 men an 146,296 weemen. It wis the 5t maist muckle ceety in the state, representin 7.03% o the total population.

This is due tae the exponential growt on expansion on commerce, neebourheids an industries alang the municipality, Escobedo alang Apodaca N.L. are the twa Municipalities wi the biggest growth in recent years.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Link to tables of population data from Census of 2005 INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
  2. ""General Escobedo", Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México". Archived frae the original on 26 Mey 2007. Retrieved 13 Juin 2012.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 22 Februar 2009. Retrieved 13 Juin 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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